Lucy Williams v. George Hope. Summons of George Hope


District of Columbia, to wit:
The United States of America,
To the Marshal of the District of Columbia, Greeting:

We command you that you take sum. George Hope late of Washington County, if shall be found within the County of Washington in your said district, and safely keep, so that you have to be & bod appear before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be held for the County aforesaid, at the City of Washington, on the 4th Monday of March Inst next, to answer unto the petition for freedom of Lucy Williams formerly Lucy Bright &c.

Hereof fail not, at your peril, and have you then and there this writ.

Witness W Cranch Esquire, Chief Judge of our said Court, at the city of Washington, the 2d day of March Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty 9

Issued the 14th day of January 1849.

Jno A. Smith clk




Lucy Williams formerly Lucy Bright
George Hope

1 Bre

Pet. for freedom.

Non Est
R Wallace

inquire of David A. Hall attorney at Law